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I Finished Watching 'Admiral'. Now What?

Remember when I blogged the other day that I was almost finished with the Russian TV series Admiral? Well, after watching two episodes last night, I am now finished with it. 303 more words


Collapse of the Soviet Union:

While the USSR itself ceased to exist, many communist politicians either remained in power or continued to play an active role in their country’s politics. The revolutions were made possible not because of external forces (the US didn’t defeat communism, as it is often claimed) but because the communist party began to lose faith in itself. 804 more words


BOOK REVIEW: The Last Days of the Romanovs: Tragedy at Ekaterinburg by Helen Rappaport

This powerful account of the Romanovs’ internment and regicide at “The House of Special Purpose” at Ekaterinburg, July 1918, is compelling, evocative, and horrifying. I suspect that Rappaport’s book on this ghoulish event is the most meticulously researched and accurate account of the Bolshevik’s liquidation of Czar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, and their five children. 261 more words

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Almost Done...

Remember when I blogged about that TV series I’m watching, Admiral? Well, I’ve watched quite a few episodes in the past few days, crocheting the entire time. 189 more words


RT: Putin demonized for thwarting neocon plan for global domination

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